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Frequently BJJ Asked Question – Adults Programs

What does “Jiu-Jitsu” mean? Jiu-Jitsu translates to “the gentle art” it is referred to as such because the art utilizes leverage and balance rather than force and strength. Also the finishing submissions are viewed as a more humane alternative to striking. What is the difference between Classical or Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Gracie or Brazilian Jiu […]

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Benefits of BJJ Open Mat

* Article From The Jiu Jitsu Times How many of you attend open mats? I remember when I first started training I didn’t really understand what open mats were and what their significance is. Over time I realized that cross training could be valuable, and began attending open mats at other academies and my game […]

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Starting Jiu Jitsu: What to Expect on your First Class?

The purpose of this article is to answer any questions you might have about starting to train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and your first class in particular. Every school is different, but this article will help you understand how MOST Brazilian Jiu-jitsu schools operate. You’ll find a glossary of basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu terms at the bottom […]